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    Tiny Giants

    Tiny Giants 3D will transport audiences into our miniature hero’s astonishing world, showing that the smaller you are the bigger ... Read Article »

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    Ant-Man troops into the Hastings Museum Theatre!

    Forced out of his own company by former protégé Darren Cross, Dr. Hank Pym recruits the talents of Scott Lang, a ... Read Article »

    A Big Event with a Lot of Little Extras!

    Join us September 24, for a members-only Grand Opening of the Nature Nook, a new permanent exhibit! Explore Nebraska’s environments ... Read Article »

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  • Upcoming Events

    Coming for two Weekends in Oct. 16-18 & 23-25
    Laser Shows!lightshow2 Laser shows are back at the Planetarium with an all new full color system! More details here.Callouts

    Mona LisaHow to Approach & Appreciate Great Art | Fri, Oct. 9, 10-11 AM
    This program will start you on your path to appreciating art in its many forms and will help you enjoy looking at art in a different way. Details Here

    Preschool Playday: Real vs. Make Believe | Sat, Oct. 10 | 10-10:45 AMoriginal_390608_bMAia8_Bb_qQlCNYS0jCcaxIF
    Join us as we learn the difference between real and make-believe while reading “Where the Wild Things Are” and creating a friendly monster puppet that glows in the dark! Details Here

    Science Saturday: Birds of Nebraska88f40b913a04e02e815dc447fd69f08f | Sat, Oct. 17 | 10 AM – Noon
    We will learn about bird anatomy and how to draw birds, as well as look at the works of John James Audubon and others. Details Here

    FREE for Teachers
    Tri-City Ed Fair | Thurs, Oct. 15 | 4-7 pm
    Teachers & Administrators are invited to attend this FREE event and learn more about how area organizations can help support them. We are inviting organizations from the Tri-Cities to hold booths with information and hands-on goodies that will enhance what educators are teaching in the classroom. Details Here

  • Featured Exhibits

  • Images from the Hubble Telescope

    The Hubble Space Telescope in orbit Hubble in orbit (artist's impression) Artist rendition of Hubble Sunburst between Hubble and Discovery Diagram of the Hubble Space Telescope, 1981 Hubble in orbit Hubble with spectra from the Space Telescope European Coordinating Facility Hubble with spectra from the Space Telescope European Coordinating Facility Screenshot of Hubblecast 41 Hubble cartoon Hubble exploded view Final release over Earth (2009) SM4: Grunsfeld works on Hubble SM4: Grunsfeld and Feustel work on Hubble SM4: Astronaut Michael Good and the night sky SM4: Hubble Space Telescope just before astronauts released it Green light for Hubble operations Bringing Hubble out of safe mode

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